Macquarie Group Manager Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Shemara Wikramanayake
Shemara Wikramanayake
83 Ratings
  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Easy to progress in the company if you put the effort in and lots of interesting projects going on

    Cons

    Not many cons to speak of

  2. Helpful (1)

    "the culture is who you know and who you suck up to, not the smarts you bring"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    its a capitalised bank with a recognizable brand

    Cons

    psychological torture when you are actually good at what you do; herd of virtue signalers

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    Macquarie Group Response

    January 17, 2021Maquarie Group

    We’re sorry to read your feedback. We aim to foster an inclusive and transparent culture with a promotion system which is fair, consistently applied and based on merit, without discrimination or bias and we want to ensure all our employees feel they have opportunity to be challenged by their work. As our purpose is to empower people to innovate and invest for a better future, we take care that our work has positive outcomes for our clients, teams, investors and for the communities in which we live and work. We welcome an opportunity to discuss your feedback and encourage you to reach out to your HR team member.


  3. "Strong company identity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in North Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High importance placed on culture and inclusion

    Cons

    Slow moving career progression, if any at all

    Macquarie Group Response

    December 8, 2020Maquarie Group

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this feedback. We’re sorry to read your comment about career progression. We are committed to helping our people grow and progress during their time with us. We invite an opportunity to discuss your feedback to find out more information and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com for us to arrange a time to speak.

  4. "Biased"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good brand to work in

    Cons

    Too biased , only give better opportunities to white and chinese people, also pretty ladies get priorities

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    Macquarie Group Response

    January 4, 2021Maquarie Group

    We’re sorry to read about some of your experiences during your time with us. We aim to ensure that the employee experience is positive for everyone. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment without bias and take matters of racism and integrity very seriously. We welcome an opportunity to further discuss your feedback and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com so we can arrange a time to speak.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Rating"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Really good at embedding flexibility in working culture Working environment conducive to good team work and learning

    Cons

    High performance culture can mean long working hours

  6. "Decent salary"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Great people, pays well and enterpreneurial

    Cons

    Too rigid at times, doesn't train people up

  7. "Relationship Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great team atmosphere to work in

    Cons

    - May be long work hours compared to other jobs

  8. "Too much politics, no collaboration"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    smart people, interesting projects, opportunities to be challenged

    Cons

    Politics, politics, politics, very big egos, no collaboration, no work life balance. Did I say politics already?

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    Macquarie Group Response

    November 4, 2020Maquarie Group

    Thank you for taking your time to provide us with this feedback. While we’re delighted to learn that you’ve had the opportunity to work on interesting projects and be challenged, we are sorry to read some of your other feedback. We aim to ensure that the employee experience is positive for everyone and are committed to fostering an inclusive, fair and collaborative environment. We would welcome an opportunity to discuss your feedback further and encourage you to reach out to your manager or your HR team member.

  9. "Very bad culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Other business units seem to have better experiences

    Cons

    Unclear expectations from leadership. Very nasty culture and behaviour towards colleagues. HR feel they are above the rest of the business although work quality was low in comparison to other HR teams across Macquarie. Too much fear to be able to actually produce good work.

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    Macquarie Group Response

    October 27, 2020Macquarie Group

    We’re sorry to read your review about Macquarie. We aim to ensure that the employee experience is positive for everyone. We would welcome an opportunity to discuss your feedback and encourage you to reach out to careers@macquarie.com so we can arrange a time to speak.  

  10. "Employee orientated"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Senior Manager und Human Resources Unit Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Care about their employees and one of the best flex working arrangements I've seen.

    Cons

    Extremely fast paced and quantity driven

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